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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Dermatology

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on bonuses for LPNs:

  • 0-1 years of experience eligible for $5,000 (full time)
  • 1-3 years of experience eligible for $7,500 (full time)
  • 3+ years of experience eligible for $10,000 (full time)
  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time LPN position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

    Maine Medical Partners Dermatology offers LPNs a hands-on opportunity. This includes assisting providers with procedures like skin biopsies, surgeries, and scribing for provider visits. This patient-centered approach affords the LPN the ability to develop a rapport with both the patient and provider as well as a fast-track to learning all things Dermatology.

    Some services offered are pediatric and adult general dermatology including (but not limited to) Total Body Photography, Confocal Microscopy, Mohs surgery, and Phototherapy as well as a skin oncology clinic dedicated to identifying and treating skin cancer.

    The LPN is assigned duties and responsibilities related to patient care in a team-based ambulatory practice environment. The MA functions under the license of the provider when performing clinical and other patient care tasks. The LPN must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care within their scope of practice and according to organizational policies, accrediting and licensing bodies.

    This is a 40-hour, day-shift position. There is schedule flexibility to work either four 9-hours shifts and a half day, or five 8-hour shifts.

    • Position Summary

      • Then LPN provides basic quality nursing care to patients by collaborating with the registered nurse (RN) medical assistant (MA) and provider to collect data, plan, educate, implement and deliver care safely, effectively and within the scope of their license as defined by the State of Maine Nurse Practice Act and in accordance with the Code of Ethics for Nurses.

      • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

        • Education: Diploma from an approved practical nursing program.

        • License/Certifications: Active State of Maine Nursing License or eligible for licensure. Current BLS required.

        • Experience: Two years' LPN experience preferred.

        • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.

        • Familiarity with health care systems, regulations, policies and functions.

        • Understanding of documentation standards.

        • Knowledge of infectious disease management and control safety standards.

        • Skill in reading and following written and oral medical orders.

        • Skill in handling a number of tasks simultaneously.

        • Ability to perform mathematical calculations for drug dosages.

        • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and diverse patient populations.

        • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of the electronic medical record.

          Additional Information

          MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

          MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

          At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

          With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Dermatology, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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